10 Fantastic Recruitment and HR Blogs You Should Be Reading


Every recruiter has to keep themselves updated with the latest information in the recruitment industry. We’ve searched the web for the 10 best blogs for the HR and Recruiting industry.Take some time to subscribe the blogs.

1. ERE

Web: www.eremedia.com/ere/

ERE was created in 1998 as an online gathering place for recruiters. It was designed as a destination where the community could network, share best practices, and learn from each other.

Fast forward to today, ERE Media has become the go-to information and conference source for human resources, talent acquisition, and recruiting professionals. We have built our publications and conferences around three core brands and audiences to cater to their specific needs.

2. Greg Savage

Web: www.gregsavage.com.au/

Over a career spanning thirty-five years, Greg is a respected voice across the global recruitment industry and is a regular keynote speaker at staffing conferences around the world.

3. Fistful of Talent

Web: www.fistfuloftalent.com/

Fistful of Talent is a group of pros from Recruiting practices, HR shops and Consulting firms across the nation. The center of the conversation is talent – which includes recruiting as well as everything you do with the talent once it’s in the door.

4. Undercover Recruiter

Web: www.theundercoverrecruiter.com/

This blog has less of a pure recruiting and HR focus, and blends jobseeker-specific content with tips for recruiters and hiring managers. Overall, it gives a good perspective into both sides of the current employer/employee market.

5. Indeed Blog

Web: www.blog.indeed.com/

More people find jobs on Indeed than anywhere else. This is Indeed blog, where they share data trends and insights, tips for employers, product updates and best practices.

6. Matt Charney

Web: www.mattcharney.com

Matt Charney is probably the world’s top expert when it comes to talent and technology. If you want to know what’s cool, what’s new or what’s next in recruiting, all you have to do is ask Matt.

7. Recruiter

Web: https://www.recruiter.com/recruiting-tips.html

Find recruiting tips and recruiting strategies to help you be a better recruiter, make more placements, stay on top of recruiting technology trends,and stay motivated. Learn about recruiting industry trends and best practices for both corporate and agency recruiters.

8. Staffing Talk

Web: http://staffingtalk.com/

Staffing Talk is a website that is focused on the Staffing Industry. From news, opinions, personal stories, events, contests and other opportunities to get involved, we look forward to hearing from you! If you are in the staffing industry, Staffing Talk is for you!


Web: http://www.recruitingblogs.com/

RecruitingBlogs is the #1 online media resource for today’s recruiting world, offering a signature mix of content, news, webinars, podcasts, videos, eBooks, white papers and events that develop professional best practices.

10. BoleanStrings

Web: http://booleanblackbelt.com/

Glen Cathey created this blog to share his obsession with talent attraction, engagement and acquisition.

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